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    Did I miss something in this article? Sounds like the investigation of the BBS world turned up nothing of interest?

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      That’s the joke. It’s a spoof of other breathless “exposés” of purported seedy underbellies of technology, commonly found in publications like VICE. Below the irony is a brief tour through the modern BBS scene and a reminder that, yes, there’s a modern BBS scene.

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        I guess I feel into that joke then :)

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      This is of particular interest to me. I wonder if anyone remembers the BBS Beyond Akira and could relate any anecdotes about it?

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        I find it funny people think nerds on old technology are any less boring-nerdy than the nerds on new technology.

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          Absolutely hilarious read! Also taking shots at Reddit, very nice!